Durango’s Christopher Blevins, Sepp Kuss gain Olympic long team selection

Two Durango names appeared on the USA Cycling long team for the 2021 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. A potential third was left off, for now. When USA Cycling chief executive Rob DeMartini and Jim...

DATE: June 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

USA Cycling announces long team for delayed Tokyo Olympics

Officials from USA Cycling plan to take advantage of the yearlong delay of the Tokyo Olympics caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and a big step came with the announcement Thursday of a preliminary...

DATE: June 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Side-by-side, four-wheel bicycle turning heads in Durango

Durangoans are used to seeing some odd contraptions with wheels, but Nate Curmano’s side-by-side, four-wheel recumbent bicycle has attracted considerable attention from passersby. From the...

DATE: June 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Payson McElveen conquers Durango ‘Everesting’ challenge on dirt

Rebecca Rusch issued a challenge. Durango’s Payson McElveen answered the call, and he set out to gain her respect. Rusch, one of the world’s most accomplished ultra-endurance cyclists with seven...

DATE: May 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Toilet paper not only commodity in high demand; people also want bikes

FARMINGTON – A quick look down the sporting-goods aisles at big-box stores in Farmington and Durango reveals a lack of bikes, as the weather warms and more people are looking for ways to get...

DATE: May 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cyclists keep their distance from Durango to Silverton

The dirt called on a day when the asphalt typically rules the cycling world in Durango and Silverton. With the 49th edition of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic canceled because of the COVID-19...

DATE: May 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Officials warn against rogue Iron Horse cyclists

A road ride from Durango to Silverton on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend is an annual rite of passage for many cyclists. Not this year. The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic canceled the 49th...

DATE: May 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

National champ Maddie Jo Robbins stays home with Fort Lewis College cycling

The last two years have been a whirlwind for up-and-coming women’s mountain biking star Madeline “Maddie Jo” Robbins. She hopes to slow it down this year while still riding fast at her hometown...

DATE: May 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Athletes harassed in Spain while practicing amid confinement

MADRID – Some got jeered. Others were yelled at by people on their balconies. Many received disapproving looks. The long-awaited return to practice amid the coronavirus pandemic wasn’t as pleasant...

DATE: May 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

USA Cycling could cancel mountain bike nationals

The USA Cycling national championship calendar is rapidly changing with many of the premier events on the schedule facing cancellation, postponement and venue changes because of the ongoing...

DATE: May 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic cancels 2020 event

Once postponed and now canceled, the 49th edition of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic will have to wait until 2021. In an email sent to thousands of registered participants at 6 a.m. Thursday, the...

DATE: April 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Beat the buzzer to nominate Durango Athletic Hall of Fame candidates

Two days remain to nominate athletic figures to be considered for selection in the first class of the Durango Athletic Hall of Fame. The deadline for nominations for the newly-created hall of fame...

DATE: April 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

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